7 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Mock Orange Overview
Murraya paniculata is commonly known by the name Orange Jessamine. This evergreen plant is a small, tropical to subtropical, evergreen tree or shrub, grown for its foliage, scented flowers and ornamental fruits. Dark green, glossy leaves make this shrub an attractive addition to plantings, even when not in flower. It produces large heads of sweetly scented white flowers, making it a very attractive shrub to have in the garden. It is a low maintenance plant that requires regular watering, place in full sun or light shade and may be grown in pots or used as hedging or screening.
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How to propagate Mock Orange
Propagate from seed or cuttings.
Special features of Mock Orange
Can be grown into a hedge, but is rather slow growing.
Makes good container plants with a lovely fragrance - move pots close to windows or entrances or away if it is overwhelming!
Grow indoors in frost-prone climates.
Other uses of Mock Orange
Grown for their overall appearance.